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Green Architecture Now! Vol. 2 (Midi-Format)

Building a better, more beautiful future for our planet<p>"<i>Green Architecture Now! Vol. 2</i> shows how sustainability has become chic and moved beyond the …

Architecture

A green facade

Building green is definitely important. But equally important is to know how green is a green building. Take the glitzy, glass-enveloped buildings …

Modern Solar Roof Shingles Have Advanced Way Beyond Their Predecessors

“Green” has become a big buzz word in the building industry, and solar roof shingles are creating quite a stir. With building codes getting stricter, …

“Sip It Up” Facebook App Provides Graphic Warning About Cough Syrup Bingeing

“Robo-tripping,” or the sipping of DXM cough syrup until you start seeing things that are not actually present is a very real problem, the condemning …

10x10x10 Spokane Green Building Slam

Event<p>10x10x10 Spokane Green Building Slam<p>ONLINE TICKET SALES CLOSE AT 1 PM on 4/10/2013<p>Ten local architects / designers / engineers / builders will …

Magic Lantern

TLondon's Famous Gherkin Building Goes Green - Literally Read more: London's Famous Gherkin Building Goes Green - Literally | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

USA TODAY's Wendy Koch finishes green home

After a long and winding road, my green house is now done. Well, not 100% done. A few repairs remain, but my family is settling into our dream home.<p>In today's print version of USA TODAY, I describe the second half of our four-year journey to right-size our life from a 5,000 square-foot suburban …

Articles about building maxon house week 4 on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...<p>In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...<p>In our latest Backstory series, …

Builders offer up deluxe demonstration home

LAS VEGAS -- You could describe the New American Home 2013 in Henderson, Nev., as a house of the future, a laboratory for state-of-the-art and green technology, or a party palace. What it is not is a practical single-family home.<p>"This house isn't meant to be reproduced," said Tucker Bernard of the …

Benefits of Green Buildings

01 of 08<p>Lower Green Building Costs<p>Even if you read no further, this should convince you: Green buildings save money, starting the very first day of …

The Makings Of Green Buildings

Using sustainable materials and designs to build homes and office buildings is a big business as architects and builders look for ways to set their projects apart by touting energy efficient features that lower carbon footprint and reduce utility bills. The U.S. Green Building Council held its …

LEED Buildings Rated Green … and Often Toxic

A study gives LEED failing marks on indoor health and safety.<p>A new study from a health-research nonprofit blasts LEED for failing to protect against toxic indoor environments.<p>The study, released last week by the Connecticut-based Environment and Human Health, Inc.,<br>says that the voluntary rating …